Brigham: Algonquin (229) (Rock Maple Inserts)
Product Number: 002-491-4440
Brigham's shapes often exude a slightly more robust disposition, thanks to the increased size of the shanks in order to accommodate the Canadian marque's proprietary Rock Maple Inserts in the shank. Such robust proportions suit this "29" bent Apple's supple curves and natural contours in hand. With the elegantly downturned posture of a Prince, but with an angled shank and heartier bowl, it's a timeless and practical rendition, here dressed in the classic, smooth mahogany stain of the Algonquin line.
Like all of Brigham's lineup, this pipe also comes complete with the marque's signature Rock Maple Inserts. A rock maple dowel is drilled with a 3.5mm airway and pressure-fitted with a special metal cap that allows it to fit securely within the pipe while also being easily removable. The dowel is able to take the smoke from the bowl and pass it through the shank and a large section of the stem, removing moisture and unpleasant flavors that develop during the smoking process. No chemicals or adhesives are used to manufacture the rock maple inserts, ensuring it remains flavor-neutral. And because of the drilling, a rock maple insert is able to pass a pipe cleaner, even while the pipe is still assembled. The insert's design also helps prevent moisture from traveling back into the bowl or up the stem, helping to reduce pipe gurgle in the process.-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 6.20 in./157.48 mm.
- Weight: 1.68 oz./47.63 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.71 in./43.43 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.23 in./31.24 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.82 in./20.83 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.68 in./42.67 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: other
- Shape: Bent Apple
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Italy